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Tentative Schedule for 22nd Annual Workshop on Automorphic Forms and Related Topics

Texas A&M University
Department of Mathematics
March 8-11, 2008

All Lectures are in BLOCKER Hall, Room 158

(Break room is Blocker 155)

Saturday March 8

8:30-9:00 Snacks and Registration

9:00-9:30 Matt Young (Texas A&M University)
"Mean values with cubic characters"

9:50-10:20 Eduardo Duenez (UT-San Antonio)
"Low critical zeros of modular (and automorphic) L-functions"

10:40-11:10 Daniel Garbin (CUNY Graduate Center)
"Spectral convergence of elliptically degenerating Riemann surfaces"

11:30-12:00 Andrew Knightly (University of Maine)
"Averages of modular L-values via trace formula"

Lunch 12:00-2:00

2:00-2:40 Cris Poor and Dave Yuen (Fordham University and Lake Forest College)
"Paramodular Cusp Forms and Abelian Surfaces"

3:00-3:20 Olav Richter (University of North Texas)
"Congruences of Jacobi forms"

3:40-4:10 Kimberly Hopkins (UT-Austin)
"Higher weight Heegner points"

4:30-5:30 Panel Discussion: Where is research on Automorphic Forms Heading?

Sunday March 9

8:30-9:00 Snacks

9:00-9:50 Kathrin Bringmann (University of Minnesota)
"Weak Maass forms, mock theta functions, and applications"

10:10-10:30 Jenny Fuselier (US Military Academy)
"Traces of Hecke operators in level 1 and hypergeometric functions over F_p"

10:50-11:10 Nathan Jones (University of Montreal)
"A refined version of the Lang-Trotter conjecture"

11:20-12:00 Panel Discussion: How to start and maintain mathematical collaboration.

Lunch Break 12:00-2:00

2:00-2:30 Xian-Jin Li (Brigham Young University)
"A transformation of Hankel type on the field of $p$-adic numbers"

2:50-3:20 Wissam Raji (Temple University)
"Eichler Cohomology of Generalized Modular Forms"

3:40-4:10 Joel Mohler (Lehigh University)
"Multiple Dirchlet series over the rational function field"

4:30-5:00 Margaret Upton (Texas A&M University)
"Galois Representations Attached to Picard Curves"

6:00- 9:00 Conference Pizza Party (Blocker 155)

Monday March 10

8:30-9:00 Snacks

9:00-9:40 Tomoyoshi Ibukiyama (Osaka University)
"Dimensions of Siegel modular forms of small weight"

10:00-10:20 Nathan Ryan (Bucknell University)
"Expirements with genus 2 siegel modular forms"

10:40-11:10 Paul Jenkins (UCLA)
"Integral traces of singular values of Maass forms"

11:25-12:00 Rob Rhodes (UW-Madison)
"Differential Operators, Weak Maass Forms, and Rationality"

Monday Afternoon is Free

Tuesday March 11

8:30-9:00 Snacks

9:00-9:40 Mahesh Agrawal (McMaster University)
"p-adic L-functions for GSp(4)x GL(2)"

10:00-10:30 Tomonori Moriyama (Osaka University)
"Rankin-Selberg convolutions for $GSp(2)\times GL(2)$ : archimedean theory and applications"

10:50-11:10 Keith Oullete (UCLA)
"On the Fourier inversion formula for reductive groups"

11:30-12:00 Frank Thorne (UW-Madison)
"Bounded Gaps between Products of Primes with Applications to Elliptic Curves and Ideal Class Groups"

Lunch Break 12:00-2:00

2:00-2:30 Lloyd Kilford (University of Bristol)
"Approximating the action of the U_p operator on overconvergent modular forms"

2:50-3:10 Matijia Kazalicki (UW-Madison)
"Zeros of certain Drinfeld modular functions"

3:30-4:00 Ahmad El-Guindy (Texas A&M University)
"Rankin-Cohen brackets for classical and Drinfeld modular forms"

4:00-4:20 Ken McMurdy (Ramapo College)
"Explicit Verification of a Theorem of Shimura"

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